What Happened on July 2, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 50th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothy Little beats J JÄ™drzejowska (6-2 2-6 7-5)
  • 57th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Don Budge beats G von Cramm (6-3 6-4 6-2)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Amelia Earhart & Fred Noonan disappear over Pacific Ocean

Aviation Pioneer Amelia Earhart
Aviation Pioneer
Amelia Earhart

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Berardino, baseball player
  • Polly Holliday, Jasper Ala, actress (Flo-Alice, Flo-Flo)
  • Richard Petty "The King", American NASCAR Driver (7x NASCAR Championship, 7x Daytona 500), born in Level Cross, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Fred L Noonan, US navigator, disappeared over Pacific Ocean